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Re: Connecting SQL Server to Oracle - versions problem.

From: ianal Vista <ianal_vista_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2006 02:57:49 GMT
Message-ID: <Xns9772C10382B2Aianalvistahotmailcom@70.169.32.36>


"Shabble" <gbarbour_at_baesystemsdotcom> wrote in news:43fc3b91$1_1 @glkas0286.greenlnk.net:

> We have a vendor/customer induced problem. Oracle versions only change
> by...... well they don't.
>
> A Windows 2003 server running SQL Server 2000 "needs" to connect to an
> Oracle 7.3.4.5.0 instance.
> As far as I am aware the lowest Oracle Client version that will run on
> Windows 2003 is Oracle 9.2.0.2;
> and.... as we all know Oracle9i will not connect to Oracle7.
> Has anyone laughed at and worked round this one?
>
> Shabble.
> P.S. Versions we administer, 7,8,8i,9i,10g. (Some Terminal some not
> Terminal) - yes we are kept busy.
>
>
>
>
>

If this were my problem to solve, I'd install Perl's DBI/DBD modules on an 8i system so I could interoperate with both V9.2 & Sql-Server Received on Wed Feb 22 2006 - 20:57:49 CST

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